Make Cannabis-Infused Chocolate Gelt for an Adult Game of Dreidel This Hanukkah

Photos by Maria Penaloza.

Dreidel is the kiddo’s version of gambling, or so I grew up thinking! As history would have it, it came all the way across Europe from Ireland before becoming a Yiddish and then Hebrew favorite. A spinning top with four rules is chill, but playing with a little enhanced chocolate could help you take it to the savage—read: fun—quadrant. Making your own cannabis chocolate coins is much easier than it sounds, and doesn’t require any special tools.

As I recall, the foil-wrapped chocolates we got as kids are not super tasty, and even in New York City, they’re not widely available. Some friends and I are planning to play at an upcoming potluck, and since it’s adults-only,

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